Training courses — ideal for government contracting officials and contractors alike — are now scheduled for 2016 on the Georgia Tech campus in midtown Atlanta.
Below are the details of professional education courses being presented by The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech in the first three months of 2016. (For a complete calendar of 2016 courses, click here.) To see pricing or to register for any class, click on the course titles below.
Jan. 19-21 – CON 260B: Small Business Programs – Covers the intricacies of the government’s Small Business Programs designed to maximize the participation of small businesses in prime contracts and subcontracts, including selection of appropriate acquisition strategies, the SBA’s role in the award decision-making process, subcontracting requirements, and assistance available to small businesses. Includes a review of on-line course CON 260A.
Jan. 26-29 – CON 090-1: Contracting Overview of the FAR – Covers the identification of the basic principles of federal government contracting, including the structure and content of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements. Students learn how to locate, cite, and interpret regulations.
Jan. 25-26 – GSA Schedule Workshop – A 2-day program designed to provide businesses with the hands-on instruction and oversight needed to successfully prepare and submit a GSA Schedule proposal. Appropriate for all business sizes and all GSA Schedule types. Covers all aspects of proposal preparation and includes 4 hours of post-workshop consulting.
Feb. 1-5 – COR 206/222: Contracting Officer Representative and the Contingency Contracting Environment – Covers the role and responsibilities of the COR in contract administration, including contract planning support, contract awards, contract changes and modifications, monitoring performance, expenditures and schedules, and ethical situations and cultural differences a COR may experience while deployed in a contingency operation.
Feb. 22-26 – CON 244: Construction Contracting – Focuses on contracting issues unique to construction, including acquisition planning, contract performance management, funding, environmental concerns, construction contract language, construction contracting in a commercial setting, the Construction Wage Rate Requirements statute, design/build methodology, basic schedule delay analysis, constructive changes, acceleration, and construction contract quality management.
Mar. 14-25 – CON 170: Fundamentals of Cost & Price Analysis – Conveys fundamental quantitative pricing skills, including seller pricing strategies, the Truth in Negotiations Act and how it mitigates government risk, application of Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB) rules to negotiated contracts and subcontracts, and contract cost principles and procedures. Covers cost-volume-profit analysis, contribution margin estimates, and cost estimating relationships.
Mar. 14-15 – GSA Schedule Workshop – A 2-day program designed to provide businesses with the hands-on instruction and oversight needed to successfully prepare and submit a GSA Schedule proposal. Appropriate for all business sizes and all GSA Schedule types. Covers all aspects of proposal preparation and includes 4 hours of post-workshop consulting.
(For a complete calendar of 2016 courses, click here.)